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Photo of the community center theater

The Sacramento Community Center Theater opened in 1976 and has not been expanded nor undergone any renovations over the past four decades. The Theater is the only performing arts facility of its size, with 2,398 seats plus 54 seating areas for wheelchairs, and currently serves as home to many performing arts groups. Extensive Theater renovations are needed to continue serving arts patrons and performance groups, to maintain the facility’s competitive position in the region, and to address building requirements, accessibility code requirements, and operational needs that have changed over the past four decades.

The Theater is scheduled to begin construction in June of 2019. The Theater will undergo a renovation and expansion which will update the performing arts venue, as well as an expansion, which will include creating a prominent main entrance along L Street. Additional improvements to the Theater will include:

  • Improved Accessibility (ADA)
  • New L Street Entry with Expanded Lobby and Upgraded Finishes
  • Additional Restrooms and Concessions Areas
  • Enhanced Donor Lounge with Dedicated Restrooms
  • New Audience Chamber Layout 
  • New Multi-Purpose Room
  • New AV, Theatrical Lighting and Dimming Systems
  • Expanded and Refurbished Dressing Room and Chorus Room
  • Reconfigured and Expanded Loading Dock, Scene Dock and Storage Rooms
  • Acoustic Enhancements in Audience Chamber and Orchestra Pit